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Description: Robert A. Lurie, a co-owner of the San Francisco Giants baseball team, speaks at the Commonwealth Club about the process of keeping major league baseball in San Francisco. The team was very nearly sold to a Canadian brewery and moved to Toronto, Canada. Lurie mentions that Mayor George Moscone played a significant role in the negotiation process. Also, he talks about Bob Short and Bud Herseth and discusses Candlestick Park. Lurie was a general partner in the San Francisco Giants from 1976 to 1993.
Collection Guide: Commonwealth Club of California records
Program Number: 19760319
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This audio is part of the collection: Hoover Institution Archives, Stanford University
It also belongs to collections: stream_only; California Light and Sound; Cultural & Academic Films
Artist/Composer: Commonwealth Club of California
Source: 1 Tape of 1: 1/4 inch audio tape
Keywords: californialightandsound; Baseball--San Francisco (Calif.); San Francisco Giants (Baseball team); Baseball team owners; Major League Baseball (Organization); Candlestick Park (San Francisco, Calif.); San Francisco (Calif.)--Politics and government
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